The Port Of Toledo The Vital Center 2 2010Presentation Transcript
The Port of Toledo: The Vital Center Warren D. McCrimmon Seaport Director February 2010
If you have seen one port then you have seen one port!
TOLEDO-LUCAS COUNTY PORT AUTHORITY
Our vision of the future has Ohio as the Vital Center of the Nation…and Toledo as the Vital Center of Ohio…and the Port of Toledo being a core generator of success!
The Great Lakes Today: A Vital Economic Region
Remains a huge part of the U.S. and world economy
One of the largest industrial and agricultural producers and consumers marketplaces in the world
40 million people, second only to the U.S. Eastern seaboard as a integrated, urbanized “Mega region.”
Generates 30% of all U.S. exports exceeded only by exports from the South which include Texas oil and gas
Ohio’s Port Authorities
Ohio ranks seventh in the U.S. for value of goods exported
Port Authorities in Ohio combine to report a $6.5 billion annual economic impact on Ohio’s economy.
Ohio’s port authorities’ deals and projects support over 20,000 jobs with a $694M annual payroll
Ohio’s port authorities financed $2.4 billion in Ohio projects in the last ten years
In 2007 Ohio’s ports combined to handle over 54 million tons of cargo and over 7 million air passengers.
Port of Toledo : Economic Impact
The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority has an annual combined economic impact more than $1 Billion
The Port has helped create or retain more than 10,000 jobs in Northwest Ohio
Largest acreage port on the Great Lakes/US?
Economic Development The Port Authority’s Role
Acquire & Redevelop Strategic and Former Brownfield Properties
Provide a Variety of Innovative Financing Programs
Work with State of Ohio to Package Financing and Incentive Packages
Neighborhood Development Grant/Loan Programs
Transportation & Logistics
Air cargo developments
International cargo hub focus
Alert readiness Mission of 180 th
Passenger service development
Aviation transportation-dependent business and services
Maritime transportation-dependent businesses and services
MLK – rail passenger service development
Intermodal rail facilities development
Hosts numerous major pipelines with catchments from the Rockies to the East Coast
Initiate/sponsor roadway projects, particularly as they relate to
Toledo Seaport Terminal Operators
ADM Grain Company
BP Husky Refining LLC
CSX Coal and Ore docks
IRONHEAD Marine Inc.
Middleport Terminal Inc.
Seneca Petroleum Company
St. Marys Cement Inc.
Sunoco MidAmerica M&R
The Andersons Inc.
Toledo Harbor Terminal Network
Intermodally Connected & Cargo Diverse
NS, CSX, CN Connected
Fort to Port Hwy. I-75, I-80/90, I-280, Heavy Weight truck routes to Michigan 154,000 lbs gross
Lake trading vessels, overseas vessels, lake barges
In excess of 80% of Seaport Cargo consists of domestic or Canadian bulk commodities
2007 Tonnage = 12,265,212 short tons of:
Ironville Dock Port Construction Project
Port issued $4.5 M in bonds for purchase of 182 acre parcel
Port leased property to Midwest Terminals
Awarded $5M Job Ready Site Grant for site improvements with $2.7M private sector contribution
Submitted application for $2.5M Federal RR Administration grant
Working with several potential tenants to locate on the property
Containers a focus
CSX & NS container yards available –
Ports are simply an extension of highways!
Lake Superior Lake Michigan Lake Huron Lake Erie Lake Ontario IN CANADA CANADA CANADA WISCONSIN OHIO INDIANA ILLINIOS PENNSYLVANIA NEW YORK MICHIGAN MINNESOTA Grand Marias Two Harbors Duluth Superior Ashland Ontonagon Keweenaw Waterway Presque Isle Marquette Grand Marias St. Marys River Channel in Straits of Mackinac Grays Reef Little Bay de Noc Menominee Green Bay Kewaunee Port Washington Milwaukee Kenosha Manitowoc Sheboygan Waukegan Chicago River & Harbor Calumet Indiana Harbor Burns Waterway Harbor St. Joseph Harbor Holland Grand Haven Muskegon Harbor Ludington Manistee Frankfort Charlevoix Cheboygan Alpena Saginaw Harbor Beach Monroe Channels in Lake St. Clair St. Clair River Detroit River Rouge River Toledo Sandusky Harbor Huron Lorain Cleveland Fairport Ashtabula Conneaut Erie Dunkirk Buffalo Harbor Rochester Harbor Oswego Ogdenburg 800K 100K – 250K 50K – 95K <50K ANNUAL DREDGING REQUIREMENT (CY) DREDGED MATERIAL MANAGEMENT STATUS Critical – Dredged Material Management issues could severely restrict channel availability within 5 years Pressing – Dredged Material Management issues could severely restrict channel availability within 10 years. No pressing issues within next 10 years; continue to work on long range planning such as DMMPs.
Turbid or muddy water may act as the incubator for algae blooms. The picture on the left shows the plume of sediment coming from the Maumee River on August 26, 2008—a breezy day when the water column was mixing. On the right, in a picture taken on September 3, 2008, you can see that the bloom had grown over the plume.
Fifth Third Center at One SeaGate
25,000 ft 2 base x 411 ft tall = 10,275,000 ft 3 = 380,555 yd 3
Maumee Bay – Open Lake Disposal
Current Dredge: 850,000 yd 3
Equivalent to 2.2x One SeaGate*
Proposed Disposal: 1,250,000 yd 3
Equivalent to 3.3x One SeaGate*
*Numbers are not exact, but estimations are instructive.